LAS VEGAS – August 9, 2023 – Leading cross-platform global games company Light & Wonder, Inc. (NASDAQ and ASX: LNW) (“Light & Wonder,” L&W” or the “Company”) will be unveiling impressive new products for the region at this year’s Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) August 15-17 at Darling Harbour in Sydney, Australia.
Leading the showcase is the debut of DRAGON TRAIN™, the newest game developed specifically with the Australian player and customer in mind. The beginning of a new era in content creation for the region, the game is a product of the dedicated work of the development team excited to share what they’ve been creating, in addition to more great games they have in production. The four titles – KHUTULUN BATTLE PRINCESS™, FOREVER EMPEROR™, CHI LIN WINS™ and SUN SHOTS™ – deliver an unparalleled gaming experience with modern, immersive content and features such as the DRAGON TRAIN ‘Hold & Spin within a Hold & Spin’ feature, Cash Clusters and innovative Sticky Reels. DRAGON TRAIN will begin release in New South Wales at the opening of AGE, with national release in other jurisdictions to follow.
“We are riding an incredible wave of momentum as we kick off AGE. We are seeing amazing impetus surrounding our recent Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) listing, our growing content library and product portfolio, performance, and of course, our incredibly talented team who designs, develops and builds these games,” said Simon Johnson, Light & Wonder Senior Vice President and Managing Director, International Gaming. “It’s a big year for Light & Wonder with our commitment to growth within the Australian market and creating the world’s best game experiences. AGE couldn’t have come at a more opportune time, as we continue to heavily invest in our Australian Studios and hardware. Attendees will get a first-hand look at our array of impressive new products, including the ground-breaking DRAGON TRAIN, with its four action-packed games, KRAKEN EXTREME™, JEWEL OF THE DRAGON™, and many more.”
The Games that Players Want
Light & Wonder will also showcase two new game titles to its existing portfolio of games, along with extensions of its most popular brand franchises including THUNDER DRUMS™, DRAGON UNLEASHED™, SAN YUAN WU FU™, and JIN JI BAO XI™.
Taking Australia by storm is the incredible THUNDER DRUMS series. Introducing four vibrant games: LEAPING LIONS™, MAYAN MASK™, SERENGETI SUN™ and SAMURAI STORM™ on the KASCADA™ DUAL SCREEN cabinet, there are multiple ways to drum up bonus prizes, free spins and jackpots with BLUE, GREEN or RED THUNDER PRIZES and GOLD LIGHTENING scatters.
One of Light & Wonder’s flagship progressive link series, DRAGON UNLEASHED, will unveil four titles at AGE: RED FLEET™, PROSPERITY PACKETS™, BLAZING PHOENIX™ and ZHU FU NI™. Taking this series to the next level, these games showcase a new Respin and Free Games feature that enhance the potential for large wins. Together with the thrilling Dragon Reel feature, enhanced graphics and theatrical game presentation, these games are a must-have for every gaming floor and are now available on the KASCADA DUAL SCREEN cabinet.
The new SAN YUAN WU FU series is packed with four innovative games, and loaded with a stunning art theme, three unique game features and several ways to win the grand jackpot. INGOTCHA™ and FINE FORTUNES™ include a unique persistent wild feature in the Free Games, while VIVID DIAMONDS™ and DASHING DRAGONS™ feature a brand-new Free Game concept called “SuperSwitch,” giving players more top prizes and bigger wins.
Internationally acclaimed JIN JI BAO XI has been remastered for the KASCADA DUAL SCREEN for an advanced player experience. The games SINGING CATS™ and FORTUNES DELUXE incorporate the fan favorite sounds, symbols, and jackpots, with improved Top Up and Free Game features.
ETGs and Tech on Display
Light & Wonder will feature the highly configurable, market leading electronic table games (ETGs) QUARTZ™ VEGAS STAR™ and hybrid terminals, providing an endless variety of gaming options across the casino floor in a standalone machine or stadium-style dealer podium. One of the premier ETG experiences, ROULETTEX™, is featured alongside STADIUM BLACKJACK™ THREE CARD POKER™, Sic Bo, baccarat and more, to give players a wide range of games to choose from.
A variety of product-compatible utilities are also on show for any live ETG gaming needs. The MDX™, SHUFFLESTAR™ and I-DEAL PLUS™ also complement the table games, such as I LUV SUITS™, and make games faster, so players and customers can play more and win more.
Attendees are invited to explore Light & Wonder’s impressive portfolio of groundbreaking innovations in systems, hardware, and products on display at this year’s AGE.